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This charming maze of narrow and crooked cobblestone streets is filled with a mixture of architectural styles including Nordic, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque and Jugendstil, plus such historic sites as the 13th-century Riga Castle, St. Peter's...more
Kungu Iela 3 Riga, Riga 1050, Latvia
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All reviews cobbled streets every corner bars and restaurants beautiful city walk around souvenir shops interesting architecture walking tour parks tourists europe capital culture amber snow cathedral canal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very very beautiful Old Town and a UNESCO site. Lots of character and shops and fun places.

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed in Riga for 4 nights. Our hotel was right in the middle of the old town. Everything you needed to see was within walking distance. Everywhere you turned, there was something of interest. People were very friendly and the bars and restaurants were really...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy walking to explore this old town, many great buildings and areas to discover, the Jewish museum was particularly enlightening

Thank Staffsmartin
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful clean and compact city. Lots to see and do. Easy to get around by foot but you need comfy shoes as it is all cobblestones in the old town

Thank m0rganhelen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Riga old town is a beautiful place with many historical well preserved buildings and with plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes. It was very busy and live at Friday night and sleepy on Saturday morning. Unfortunately we only had about 2 hours in the morning...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 5 days ago

The buildings were really nice, even if they are old. I love the details of the old buildings. Although, they were old, but the city preserved them. It felt so nostalgic to come back here after 9 years.

Thank audmonamikaela
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very cosy town, nice buildings. Came for music festival skanu mesza and art biennial riboca. Reccomend - national art gallery

Thank pakartot
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Much overlooked except by stag weekenders. Riga is so much more than the numerous bars in the old tow, although there are some really good ones, and excellent restaurants too. Look up is my advice, the buildings are simply superb, sadly many in need of...More

Thank MartinRHor
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great city with unique mix of architecture, so many styles from the history of the city. Cobbles can be hard going.

Thank Disgruntled1108
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Boring and dead city. Do not go there with family or couple, nothing to see or explore. Waste of time.

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16 June 2017|
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Response from gladfly | Reviewed this property |
It is very safe here! People are very friendly and helpful. Also, follow the advice from the guy from Denmark!
22 May 2017|
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Response from crosswycke | Reviewed this property |
Lithuania has beautiful beaches on the Curonian Spit. I didn't see any in Latvia.
29 July 2015|
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Response from worldtripper2013 | Reviewed this property |
Opposite the freedome monument
3 June 2015|
Response from vesnam439 |
Yes, it is possible. We walked to the port and back from old town. It is a nice walk, we walked by the river Daugava.
3 June 2015|
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Response from colin l | Reviewed this property |
Yes about 15 mins